The vitamins and nutrients that you’ll find in this inexpensive and humble kitchen staple
In response to a new study published in PLOS Medicine on egg and cholesterol consumption and mortality1, Australian Eggs urges caution in how the study findings should be interpreted by Australian consumers and health care professionals.
The Australian egg industry has continued to work closely with authorities to respond to and eliminate the threat of Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) since its initial outbreak in September 2018.
Eggs are widely recognised as one of nature’s most nutritious foods and as a key source of quality protein with 13 important nutrients required by the body.
The egg industry is already one of the most sustainable agricultural sectors in Australia, but Australian Eggs is on a mission to continue to drive farmers towards carbon neutrality by delivering research and tools that will enable farmers to take steps towards a sustainable future.
In 2020 there has been a significant increase in trust in the egg industry, with all measures rising an average of 4 points year on year from 2018
More than 6 in 10 Australians have expressed trust in the egg industry to act responsibly which has risen by 4% since 2019
Agriculture Victoria has confirmed that there has been a second egg farm in Victoria impacted by avian influenza (AI). The farm has been quarantined and movement controls have been introduced to prevent further spread.
The more than 20 million Australians who regularly eat chicken and eggs will soon lower their dietary carbon footprint thanks to a new carbon neutral project from Australia’s poultry industries.
Australians are being invited to take part in an extensive nation-wide research program developed to better understand public attitudes towards the egg industry.
Research reveals that 23 percent of Australians are vitamin D deficient and this increases to 36 percent at the end of winter. 1 It's suggested that this is due to several lifestyle factors, including prevalence of indoor jobs, increased office hours and increased time on screens inside.
Australian egg farmers are reassuring customers there is no need to fear food shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A laying hen today lays 38 more eggs per year than a hen did 20 years ago, and it does so despite consuming five percent less feed.